WACCBIP-DELTAS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS PROFILES

yaw aniwe

Dr. Yaw Aniweh

Nationality: Ghanaian

Research Project Title: Unravelling the molecular players during Plasmodium falciparum invasion of erythrocytes

Host Institution: WACCBIP, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana

Mentor:Prof. Gordon Awandare

 


akorli

Dr. Jewelna Akorli

Nationality: Ghanaian

Research Project Title: The role of dominant midgut bacteria isolated from Anopheles mosquitoes in Ghana in larval development and susceptibility to Plasmodium infection

Host Institution: WACCBIP, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology/Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana

Mentor: Prof. Michael Wilson


adwoa

Dr. Adwoa Asante-Poku Wiredu

Nationality: Ghanaian

Research Project Title: Host susceptibility to Tuberculosis (TB) in Ghana

Host Institution: WACCBIP, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology/Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana

Mentors: Prof. Dorothy Yeboah-Manu & Prof. Ambroise Wonkam

 

 


Dr. Kolapo Oyebola

Nationality: Nigerian

Research Project Title: Genetic variations and differential immunological response to malaria chemotherapy in variably exposed West African populations

Host Institution: Medical Research Unit, Fajara, the Gambia

Mentor: Dr. Alfred Amamba Ngwa

 

 


ffDr. Modibo Sangare

Nationality: Malian

Research Project Title: Epidemiology, clinical neurophysiology, and molecular genetic studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Mali.

Host Institution: Malaria Research and Training Center at the University of Science, Techniques, and Technology, Bamako, Mali

Mentor: Dr. Seydou Doumbia

 

 


Dr. Seidina A. S. Diakite

Nationality: Malian

Research Project Title: Genomic variation in P. falciparum and pharmacogenomics of antimalarial drugs in Mali

Host Institution: Malaria Research and Training Center at the University of Science, Techniques, and Technology, Bamako, Mali

Mentor: Prof. Mahamadou Diakite

 

 


valentina

Dr. Valentina Josiane Ngo Bitoungui

Nationality: Cameroonian

Research Project Title: Genetic factors associated with cardiovascular diseases in Cameroonian sickle cell disease patients

Host Institution: University of Cape Town, South Africa

Mentor: Prof. Ambroise Wonkam

 

 



Dr. Daniel Muthui Kiboi
Nationality: Kenyan

Research Project Title: Validation of candidate mutations in Plasmodium for resistance to the antimalarial drugs Piperaquine and Lumefantrine

Host Institution: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya

Mentor: Dr. Faith Osier

 

 

 

 


Dr. Emmanuel Amlabu
Nationality: Nigerian

Research Project Title: Development of new generation blood-stage malaria vaccines

Host Institution: WACCBIP, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana

Mentor: Prof. Gordon Awandare

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dr. Lily Paemka

Nationality: Ghanaian

Research Project Title: Characterizing Genetic Breast Cancer Risk Factors in Ghanaian Women

Host Institution: WACCBIP, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana

Mentors: Dr. Regina Appiah-Opong and Prof. Gordon Awandare

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dr. Saikou Y. Bah

Nationality: Gambian

Research Project Title: Using bioinformatics tools to validate a host biosignature for diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis

Host Institution: WACCBIP, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana

Mentors: Prof. Dorothy Yeboah-Manu and Dr. Myrsini Kaforou